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Consulting Start-Up and Management

Consulting Start-Up and Management
A Guide for Evaluators and Applied Researchers

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Evaluation (General)

December 2011 | 320 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Consulting Start-up and Management: A Guide for Evaluators and Applied Researchers addresses the unique issues faced by evaluators and applied researchers who are interested in becoming independent consultants, as well as by those who need to re-tool their professional practice. This text will be used as a supplementary text in courses in evaluation and applied research in which consulting work is addressed, in addition to its use as a professional text by current and would be practitioners.
Part I: Consulting and You
Chapter 1: The Consulting Landscape
Chaper 2: Personal Characteristics
Chapter 3: Essential Values
Chapter 4: Political Skills
Chapter 5: Survival Skills
Part II: Entrepreneurial Skills
Chapter 6: Getting Started
Chapter 7: Your Business Plan
Chapter 8: Setting your Fees
Chapter 9: Managing Time
Chapter 10: Getting to Work
Chapter 11: Writing Proposals
Part III: Business Skills
Chapter 12: Managing Money
Chapter 13: Ownership Structures
Chapter 14: Managing Risk
Chapter 15: Managing Contracts
Chapter 16: Managing People
Chapter 17: Managing Knowledge

A fantastic book with practical book for beginning evaluation and educational consulting entrepreneurs.

Mr Larry Burton
Teaching, Learning, and Curriculum, Andrews University-Michigan
May 12, 2014

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ISBN: 9781412987097